smartphones

A Scientific Investigation of Getting So Sucked Into Your Phone That You Don’t Realize You’re Literally Being Held at Gunpoint

It used to be that people couldn’t help but stare into the flames of a terrible car accident, or peer relentlessly into the hydrophilic chaos…

‘Trashfire Daddy’ and Other Names You’ve Been Given in Your Exes’ Phones

For a while, my friend was dating a man whose name I can’t remember. But she, and by extension I, called him Trashfire Daddy. During…

Basic Dad: When Should I Get My Kid A Smartphone?

When you’re a dad, parenting questions often come up that you struggle to find an answer to. Since other parents are the worst and Google…

Even When You’re Not Using It, Your Smartphone Is Killing Your Productivity

Every once in a while, I’ll feel my phone vibrate against my thigh, only to pull it from my pocket and discover that I did…